Entries for November 2007
All we had in the boat, besides our fishing gear, was a borrowed 6-horsepower Evinrude (that was probably built during The Great Depression) and a 7-foot-long monstrosity I had dubbed "the push pole."
King salmon are incredibly strong fighters.
Many anglers consider browns the most "intelligent" trout because they can withstand heavy fishing pressure better than most other trout species.
Atlantic salmon are the ultimate gamefish.
The Arctic char's willingness to take a wide variety of foods explains why it is one of the easiest salmonids to catch on hook and line.
White crappies are cooperative biters but weak fighters.
Unorthodox tactics for sluggish winter slabs.
Black crappies are easiest to catch in spring, when they move into shallow bays and channels to feed.
Experienced muskie anglers know that big baits catch big fish, so they commonly use lures measuring nearly a foot long.
"Follows," those times when a big predator shadows your lure without striking, are a part of life for pike and muskie hunters.